Sunday Sundries: Literary Links from Around the Web (Nov. 2nd)

Looking for some Sunday reading? Here are some literary links from around the web that you might have missed:

“God save us from novelists who want to create role models:” Time Out interviews Eimear McBride

Deadspin wonders if F. Scott Fitzgerald was one of the greatest football innovators

Famous authors like Zadie Smith and Ian McEwan are auctioning character names for charity

A video of George R. R. Martin explaining his dragons, fantasy, and the maps of Westeros

The Telegraph celebrates Dylan Thomas, “a poet who risked everything for his art”

The Paris Review on YA: “the binary between children’s and adult fiction is a false one, based on a limited conception of the self”

William Gibson says the future will view us “as a joke”

The New Yorker on inventing climate change literature

If you are in NYC, get ready for the Moby-Dick Marathon in two weeks

Jeff VanderMeer talks weird fiction in The Atlantic (read our recent interview with VanderMeer here)

Weird Fiction Review pivots off VanderMeer and lists great weirdo writers from France and Belgium

Bill Cotter on famous authors who hated writing

Claire Armitstead on why Nabokov’s Humbert Humbert is the most seductive villain in literature

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